Lahore: Death toll rises 17 in factory collapse

The death toll in Lahore factory collapse raised to 17 when three more deadbodies found earlier on Tuesday (today).

The dead people includes 13 women.

On the previous day, 13 dead and 11 injured persons have been retrieved from the debris of a 3-storey medicine factory building that collapsed due to a cylinder/boiler blast at Multan Road in Lahore.

According to Rescue 1122 officials, the dead included 13 women, two men and a teenager, while all 11 injured had been shifted to Jinah Hospital. Those who lost their lives were identified as Salma, Fauzia, Nasrin, Maryum, Shakeela Iqbal and two men including Tanveer, Asif, a teenager and an unknown woman.